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A king and attendant: C.217-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Titles

A king and attendant

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Slip-decorated earthenware with lead-glaze; trailed ‘GEORGE TAYLOR’ on the rim

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

Circa 1661 - 1685

Note

The scene probably represents the coronation of Charles II in 1661, but if the dish is as late as 1685, it may represent Henry Sidney steadying the crown when it nearly fell off James II’s head during his coronation.

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.217-1928
Primary reference Number: 73172
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 17 November 2020 Last processed: Monday 26 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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